Introduce myself

Zeeshan Ali zeeshan.ali at
Tue Mar 14 13:16:38 EDT 2017


On 14 March 2017 at 17:57, Jeremiah Foster
<jeremiah.foster at> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 7:38 AM, Zeeshan Ali <zeeshan.ali at> wrote:
>> Hi Theodor,
> Hello!
>> On 12 March 2017 at 22:06, Theodor Stoican <theo.stoican at> wrote:
>> > I have already followed the instructions from "Instructions for interested
>> > students" and played a bit with DBus. However, I am willing to know more
>> > about the project and what the mobile application will exactly consist of.
>> > Also, I would like to know what else I can do to in order to get more
>> > accustomed to this project and Genivi in general, if you could help me with
>> > that.
>> Cool, that's neat. I assume this means you have already compiled GDP
>> images and tried them out? Apart from DBus itself, you might want to
>> play with bluez APIs a bit too, especially connecting your host to
>> your phone over bluez. This demo app I wrote some months back should
>> help:
> Also looking at ofono might be worthwhile: Ofono also uses dbus and is designed to have easy to use and compile APIs. It is part of GENIVI's stack so it is in the GDP and used in some automotive production projects.

I don't think ofono is relevant here. Ofono is meant to be used to
talk to 3G modems while this project is about making use of external
phone and thus we'll need to employee direct bluetooth communication
using bluez.


Zeeshan Ali

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